Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine

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This article is about Hezbollah-linked Shia militant group in Lebanon. For Palestinian Jihadist organization, see Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine.

Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine (IJLP) was a Lebanese Shia group that claimed credit for the January 24, 1987 abduction of three American and one Indian professors – Alann Steen, Jesse Turner, Robert Pohill, Mithal Eshwar Singh – from Beirut University College in West Beirut.[1] [2] They were eventually released.

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  1. ^ New York Times, January 25, 1987, March 19, 1987. A9, September 28, 1988. A9
  2. ^ New York Times, March 19, 1987. A9, September 28, 1988. A9